Man caught over the limit with bald tyre

A Sutton man has been disqualified from driving for 16 months after admitting being caught over the drink-drive limit without insurance and with a bald tyre.

Prosecutor Robert Carr told Mansfield magistrates how Michael Lubinski (21), of Sylvan Crescent, was approached by police after being seen walking along the M1 on 13th May.

A van which he had borrowed from his brother had run out of fuel and he was en route to a service station for fuel.

When police examined the van they found front nearside tyre had a tread depth of 0.32mm. He also admitted not having insurance,

Lubinski was also fined £110, given a £20 victim surcharge and court costs of £85.